Monday, 23 May, 2022


PM Sheikh Hasina's 75th birthday today 

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the most successful statesman after the post-1975 carnage, and the skipper of transforming Bangladesh into a middle-income country, turns 74 today. Sheikh Hasina, also President of Bangladesh Awami League, is the eldest daughter of Father of the

PM Sheikh Hasina's 75th birthday Tuesday 

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the most successful statesman after the post-1975 carnage, and the skipper of transforming Bangladesh into a middle-income country, will turn 74 on Tuesday. Sheikh Hasina is the eldest daughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur

The story of Jomir Uddin Parvez

Jomir Uddin Parvez, was born on September 10, 1973 at Raozan Municipality, Chittagong District. He is the son of late Nurul Haque Chowdhury and late Lutfar Nessa born in the house of Fakir Takiya Sultan Ahmed Chowdhury in Ward 9 at Raozan Municipility. Mr Parvez has been involved in

Cumilla-7 by-polls: Pran Gopal Datta elected unopposed 

Pran Gopal Datta, a former vice chancellor of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, was elected unopposed in Comilla 7 by-polls. Md Dulal Talukder, the returning officer and regional election officer, issued a public notice on Monday morning in this regard. The seat fell

Khaleda Zia gets another 6-month to stay out of jail

The government has again extended a freeze on the jail sentences of BNP chief Khaleda Zia by six months in two corruption cases. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina approved a recommendation submitted by the law ministry, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said. The Home Ministry will issue a

Wanted to make Zia accused in Bangabandhu killing case: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said she had wanted to make Ziaur Rahman accused in the Bangabandhu killing case as he was no doubt involved in the massacre. The premier told Parliament: “There’s no doubt that he was involved in the 1975 carnage. I wanted to make

Huge money being siphoned off to Tarique from Sylhet

BNP's senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman, mastermind of the August 21 grenade attack on an Awami League rally and a fugitive convict, has been living in London for the last 13 years. He is leading a lavish life abroad without having any valid sources of income. A question has been

Prof Masuda Rashid Chowdhury MP passes away

Member of Parliament for reserved seats for women and Jatiya Party’s presidium member Masuda M Rashid Chowdhury, died at a hospital in the capital early Monday. She was 70. Masuda, a former professor of Sociology department of University of Dhaka, breathed her last at Birdem

Cumilla-7 by-polls: Dr Pran Gopal Datta gets AL nomination 

Dr Pran Gopal Datta, former vice-chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), has been given nomination from the Awami League (AL) for contesting the Comilla-7 by-polls. The party's parliamentary and local government election nomination board on Saturday took

Industrialisation in Patiya being hindered by Shamsu-Sharun

Paschim Patiya in Patiya upazila of Chattogram is becoming an industrial zone fast as a good number of small and big industrial factories are being established there.  Crores of taka are being invested for developing the industries, including power plants, steel mills and garment

Ziaur Rahman's name removed from USA road

Name of Ziaur Rahman, founder of BNP, was removed from a road at Baltimore city in USA after the authority had decided not to honour him by naming the road after a military ruler. A road at Baltimore in Maryland was named after Ziaur Rahman at the behest of BNP wing of the city three

Nusrat now desperate for leading a luxury life

Cumilla: Nusrat Jahan, elder sister of Mosarat Jahan Munia, has appeared to be a mysterious woman in Cumilla as she has become desperate for leading a luxury life by any means.  To fulfill her desire, she has engaged in immoral activities like trapping well-off people to

Whip Shamsul, his family control Patiya health dept!

Chattogram’s Patiya has got five upazila health and family planning officers transferred in just three years as they did not obey the directives of Whip Shamsul Haque Chowdhury. Such frequent transfers in a shortest time are rare in the country, many say. The health sector,

'Sharun is a blackmailer, Yaba trader'

Nazmul Karim Chowdhury Sharun, son of Whip and Chattogram-12 MP Shamsul Haque Chowdhury alias Bichchhu Shamsu, has long been involved in Yaba business using his political clout. Besides, he has been engaged in blackmailing people after supplying women to them. So-called model Faria

Didar seeks justice from Allah for persecution committed by Shamsul, Sharun

Eyes of Chattogram Awami League youth and sports secretary and Abahoni founder Didarul Alam Chowdhury are filled with tears, hearing names of whip Shamsul Hoque Chowdhury and his son Nazmul Karim Chowdhury Sharun. Didarul Alam Chowdhury, also vice-president of Chattogram district Krira

Unauthorised Vaccination: 2,600 people of Whip Shamsul’s union get no 2nd dose

CHATTOGRAM: No vaccination programme for second dose took place at Shovandandi union under Patiya upazila for the consequence of unlawful vaccination programme for first dose there at the behest of Whip and lawmaker Shamsul Haque Chowdhury. Despite passing 38 days of the first dose,

Jamaat secretary general among 9 arrested in capital

Nine senior leaders of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, including secretary general Mia Golam Porwar, have been arrested in the capital. The arrestees include Jamaat executive committee member Abdur Rab, Ijjat Ullah, Mobarak Hossain, and former Chhatra Shibir president Yasin Arafat.

Sirajganj-6 MP Hasibur Rahman Swapan dies of Covid-19

Awami League MP from Sirajganj-6 constituency and freedom fighter Hasibur Rahman Swapan died of coronavirus early Thursday.  He was 66. He breathed his last at a hospital in Turkey at around 3:15am, Swapan’s Personal Assistant and Shahjadpur upazila Juba League’s

6 get death penalty in Xulhaz-Tonoy murder case

Six Ansar Al Islam men have been awarded death sentence by a Dhaka court for murdering LGBT activist Xulhaz Mannan and his associate Mahbub Rabby Tonoy. Judge Mojibur Rahman of the Anti-Terrorism Special Tribunal passed the order on Tuesday. The death-row convicts are Major

Zia’s remains not in Chandrima Udyan, Khaleda also knows: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said the party founder Ziaur Rahman's remains were not in Chandrima Udyan.  She said: "Khaleda Zia also know it very well that there is no grave or remains of Ziaur Rhman in the city's Chandrima Udyan."  Why they